The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition was started by the Independence Health Department after completing a Community Health Assessment in 2011 and Teen Pregnancy Prevention was determined to be a community priority. Since then the coalition has grown to include partners from across the area who share the common goal of reducing teen pregnancies.
Empower and equip the people of Independence to make healthy choices by providing education, creating awareness, and fostering open communication in order to reduce teen pregnancies and build strong healthy families in the community.
To create a community of educated individuals and families who strive to promote healthy behaviors in the youth of Independence, Missouri.
Coalition’s Top Priorities
- Community Events
Shawnna Jackson, MSN, RN, APHN-BC